CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY

Business Systems Analyst

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Location
Cranfield, United Kingdom
Salary
£32,656 to £36,399
Posted
02 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 2018
Ref
2884
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

You will be responsible for developing and supporting the University’s corporate systems. Information Services is actively involved in a number of business change projects in which you will play a key part. A motivated and enthusiastic individual, you will join our Projects Management Office to carry out analysis of business needs, facilitate the capture of requirements and manage these requirements throughout the life of IT change projects. The key role of the business analyst is to work with the business teams throughout the analysis and requirements phases to (i) enable a deep understanding of the business “problem” and requirements (ii) to capture the requirements in sufficient detail to enable future design and solution decisions to be made (iii) to identify potential solutions that address the requirements and recommend a way forward. Thereafter the role may support the business team and project throughout the design and subsequent testing stages.

School/Department Information Services
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday
Contract type Permanent
Salary £32,656 to £36,399 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £45,499 per annum
Posted Date 01/11/2018
Apply by 25/11/2018

Role Description

Cranfield is the UK’s only specialist postgraduate university in technology and management. A global leader for education, we welcome over 10,000 people each year to our master’s, executive and professional development programmes. With over 1500 staff, we have been awarded the Athena Swan Bronze Award for gender equality in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) and are a working families employer member 2018/19.

Information Services are recruiting a Business Systems Analyst to join a team responsible for providing analysis, sourcing, development, implementation, training and on-going maintenance of information systems through the whole lifecycle.

You will be responsible for developing and supporting the University’s corporate systems. Information Services is actively involved in a number of business change projects in which you will play a key part.

A motivated and enthusiastic individual, you will join our Projects Management Office to carry out analysis of business needs, facilitate the capture of requirements and manage these requirements throughout the life of IT change projects.

The key role of the business analyst is to work with the business teams throughout the analysis and requirements phases to (i) enable a deep understanding of the business “problem” and requirements (ii) to capture the requirements in sufficient detail to enable future design and solution decisions to be made (iii) to identify potential solutions that address the requirements and recommend a way forward. Thereafter the role may support the business team and project throughout the design and subsequent testing stages.

The role will require you to manage relationship across the business units and shared services to ensure that all key areas are fully involved in the definition of business requirements, decision making on priorities and commitment of user resources required in the deployment of IT solutions.

You will also be expected to support the planning, management and delivery of projects and report back to the PMO on project status and escalating problems through the appropriate governance channels.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Laurence Cragg, Project Management Office Manager on (T); 01234 754138 or (E); laurence.cragg@cranfield.ac.uk

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

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